Get ahead in your board career
Grow your board knowledge, confidence and network. Unlock opportunities with FT Board Director Programme's comprehensive training and global community of expert faculty members and esteemed alumni.
Established since 2004, the Financial Times Board Director Programme combines the best of in-person and digital training with a range of flexible, accessible and convenient learning options.
Explore the profiles below to find the programme that's right for you.
Looking to better understand the role of a NED?
So You Want to Be a Non-Executive Director
This workshop will help you to decide whether to pursue a NED career.
Increase your confidence, credibility and board knowledge.
FT Non-Executive Director Diploma
The leading postgraduate qualification for aspiring and exisiting NEDs.
Become a more effective NED.
The Effective Non-Executive Director Programme
This workshop is highly practical focussing on the skills and knowledge required to make an impact.
The leading fully accredited, practitioner-led, post-graduate qualification for aspiring and existing NEDs. Completed over 6 months, acquire the core knowledge and confidence to succeed as a Non-Executive Director.
Interactive, impactful workshops focused on the existing and critical opportunities and challenges facing current and aspiring NEDs. Delivered both virtually and in-person in London and Hong Kong.
Board Director Online
A series of self-paced courses designed to help organisations and individuals gain or update skills - to improve board impact, performance and effectiveness.
Join the world-class FT NED club for alumni
An exclusive community of experienced and highly effective non-executive directors and executive board members.
All course participants are eligible to join our growing, dynamic and diverse FT Non-Executive Director Club.
Access our regular topical networking events and receive monthly newsletters covering the latest issues affecting boards, reports of interest and job opportunities.
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